Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival Call for Submissions

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Press Release

Attention young filmmakers! The libraries of Bruce and Grey counties want your films for the 2019 Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival to be held at the Owen Sound Galaxy Cinemas on June 12, 2019.

Enter for a chance to see your film on the big screen at the Owen Sound Galaxy Cinema, and a chance to win cash prizes. Selected films are shown at a festival screening at the Galaxy Cinema in Owen Sound, on June 12, 2019. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and announced after the screening. Films from the Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival are also selected for screening at the Meaford International Film Festival and the Scenic City Film Festival.

Short animated or live action films of a maximum of 10 minutes in length from students in grades 7 through 12 are eligible. Interested teens can pick up an application form from their public library or download one from www.owensound.library.on.ca. Deadline for submissions is Saturday, May 13, 2019.

Along with the junior, senior and people’s choice categories, this year’s festival features a category sponsored by Grey Bruce Pride. Films that explore what it’s like to be an LGBTQ+ youth in our community will be eligible for an additional cash prize.

For more information about the Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival, please contact Nadia Danyluk, Deputy Chief Librarian at 519-376-6623 ext. 210 or ndanyluk@owensound.library.on.ca.

The 2019 Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival is organized by the Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library, with the participation and sponsorship of Galaxy Cinemas, The United Way of Bruce Grey, Richard Thomas Communications, Wightman Telecom, Grey Bruce Pride, the Meaford International Film Festival, Scenic City Film Festival, Bruce County Public Library, Grey Highlands Public Library, Hanover Public Library, Meaford Public Library and West Grey Public Library.